Natalia
Date and Place of Birth: 17th May 1996 in Toruń
Discipline: ice dancing
Coaches: Sylwia Nowak-Trębacka, Anastasie Vykhodtseva
Club: MKS Axel Toruń
Height: 156 cm (5 feet 1.417 inches)

Natalia’s Sport career:
• first steps on ice rink when she was 4 years old – first time she was taken together with her brother Michał by their Mum and from that time Natalia went to a Skating School
• first competition and start in front of an audience at the age of 6 in Gdansk (solo performance)
• till 10 she practiced a figure skating solo
• a next step in her career – together with her brother Michał – first as a sport pair and
since season 2010/2011 as an ice dancing pair
• after her brother finished his skating career, Natalia was dancing for a year with Yarosław
Kurbakov (season 2013/2014) and since 2014 she has started in a pair with Maksym Spodyriev

Her sport partners so far:
• Maksym Spodyriev (from 2014 till now)
• Yaroslav Kurbakov (2013-2014)
• Michał Kaliszek (2007-2013)

Sport’s Achievement:

In a category of pair skating (with Michał Kaliszek)
• Polish Cup – Nationals (Triniec), cat. junior in season 2008/2009 – 2nd place (pair skating)
• Polish Junior Cup (Cieszyn) in season 2008/2009 – 1st place (pair skating)
• Polish Junior Cup in season 2009/2010 – 3rd place (pair skating)

In a category of ice dancing (with Michał Kaliszek)
• Polish Junior Cup in season 2010/2011 – 2nd place (ice dancing)

In a category of ice dancing (with Maksym Spodyriev)

season 2014/2015:
• Volvo Open Cup in Riga – 2nd place
• Polish Junior Cup – 1st place
• Polish Senior Cup – 1st place
• Mentor Nestle Toruń Cup 2014 – 3rd place
• World Junior Cup in Tallin – 7th place
• European Senior Cup in Stockholm – 14th place
• World Senior Cup in Shanghai – 24th place

season 2015/2016
• Polish Senior Cup – 1st place
• Open d’Andorra – 2nd place
• Mentor Nestle Nesquik Toruń Cup 2016 – 1st place
• Warsaw Cup – 2nd place
• Nebelhorn Trophy – 7th place
• Mordovian Ornament – 3rd place
• European Cup in Bratislava – 11th place
• World Championships in Boston – 16th place

season 2016/2017:

  • Grand Prix – Cup of China – 5th place
  • Grand Prix – NHK Trophy – 7th place
  • Polish Championships 2016/2017 – 1st place
  • 4 Nationals Championships – 1st place
  • European Championships Ostrava 2017 – 8th place
  • World Figure Skating Championships Helsinki 2017 – 14th place

Interests outside skating:
• cycling
• reading books – crime and love stories
• dance
• spending time with her sister Agnieszka children; Natalia dreams to open
a sport kindergarden in the future, surely with skating